Nominee for Member-at-Large

Elias Sayah

President and CEO, Sayah Engineering MENA
AmCham Member for 27 years, currently Corporate Member
U.S. Citizen

Elias Sayah is President and CEO of Sayah Engineering MENA, a multi-disciplined firm that delivers comprehensive architectural design and engineering services. Sayah Engineering, a founding corporate member of AmCham Abu Dhabi, has been serving private and government clients in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region for over 26 years, completing construction projects valued over $250 million. Elias is a certified PE and MS and BS in CE. He received his PhD from Pune University. Passionate about giving back to the community, Elias serves as President of the American Concrete Institute, U.A.E. Chapter and as the American Society of Civil Engineers, U.A.E. Section Region 10 Governor. He also serves on the board of the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Abu Dhabi. He has been a member of AmCham Abu Dhabi for 27 years, previously serving on the Board of Directors as Executive Vice President, VP Programs and VP Membership. Currently a board member, Elias serves as Chair of the Programs Committee, responsible for AmCham's events. He has participated in eight AmCham trade missions to Washington D.C. The Sayah family home is in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where Elias, his wife Lena, and four children are active in the local community.